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Monday, June 29, 201506/29/2015

6/29/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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It could have been a disaster week, but last week saw all the legislative cards turning up aces for the White House…. He got his trade authority thru Congress, and the Supreme Court handed him victories on both his healthcare program, and on the same-sex marriage front, the latter resulting in celebrations around the country over the weekend. More battles lie ahead, including the ongoing Iranian nuke talks, which are nearing yet another deadline for progress. But right now President Obama appears to be firing on all cylinders.

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Monday, June 29, 201506/29/2015

6/29/15 First Take

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Ken and Mike kick off this week with the Prison escape ending, Gay marriage is now legal nationwide, Greece closes banks, LePage is silent, Manny Caulk leaving andTimothy Small dies after falling into fire pit…

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Friday, June 26, 201506/26/2015

6/26/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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3 weeks ago Friday morning, Richard Matt and David Sweat escaped from the Clinton Correctional facility in upstate NY. So far the only arrests have been in regards to the prison employees who helped them out. Including the most recent, with guard Gene Palmer admitting he did realize there were hacksaw blades and other tools in that hamburger meat he provided to the escapees, with the caveat he didn’t realize they were going to use them to break out. Otherwise, after a promising lead in finding DNA evidence in a different part of New York State, the trail of pursuit is cold once again.

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Friday, June 26, 201506/26/2015

6/26/15 Podcast Barak Richman

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President Obama with his big victory in the Supreme Court regarding his healthcare policy, seemingly ending any possibility of Obamacare being derailed by any legal action at this point. If its going to be upended, it would have to happen legislatively, and that seems somewhat unlikely at this point. Barak Richman of Duke specializes in heathcare policy. We had him when this case was first argued to the court, and he returns this morning to discuss the decision, the legal points made by each, and whether this in fact does put bring least a judicial end to the debate.

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Friday, June 26, 201506/26/2015

6/26/15 First Take

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Wrapping up this week, today’s topics include Lepage v. Eves and Lepage saying everyone should be shot, the Supreme Court and ACA, NY escapee update then Clinton emails and Bristol Palin pregnant again…

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Thursday, June 25, 201506/25/2015

6/25/15 Podcast Aaron Katersky

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In a startling turn, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rose to his feet and apologized to the victims and their loved ones for the first time Wednesday just before a judge formally sentenced him to death. “I am sorry for the lives that I’ve taken, for the suffering that I’ve caused you, for the damage that I’ve done — irreparable damage,” the 21-year-old college student said in his Russian accent, breaking more than two years of public silence. To the victims, he said: “I pray for your relief, for your healing.” The apology came after Tsarnaev listened impassively for about three hours as a procession of victims and their loved ones lashed out at him for his “cowardly” and “disgusting” acts.

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Thursday, June 25, 201506/25/2015

6/25/15 Col. David Hunt

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Every other Thursday, Fox New’s own Military analyst Col. David Hunt joins Ken and Mike to discuss the President’s new proposals on dealing with terrorists and paying ransoms for American peoples.

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Thursday, June 25, 201506/25/2015

6/25/15 Sen. Roger Katz

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From Maine’s 24th District, Republican Senator Roger Katz joins Ken and Mike this morning to discuss Mark Eves and the Governor…

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Thursday, June 25, 201506/25/2015

6/25/15 Podcast Mary Bruce

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The Republican-controlled Congress passed major trade legislation Wednesday that was long-sought by President Barack Obama but vehemently opposed by most lawmakers in his party. That trade measure is headed to the White House for his signature. Now it’s back to battles along traditional party lines. To that end, the Republican-controlled House approved a plan Wednesday to block a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, allowing states to opt out of the administration’s carbon emission limits. And then, the Republican-controlling powerful House Appropriations panel adopted a sweeping sequester-mandated spending bill that protects some domestic programs, but slashes others. Obama is demanding equal increases for domestic programs as a condition for signing any of the appropriations bills. Ahh, it’s all getting back to normal quickly.

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Thursday, June 25, 201506/25/2015

6/25/15 First Take

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Today’s top stories for the day include Eves vs. LePage, the Confederate flag, Tsarnaev’s sentencing, Obama handles a heckler and Hannaford’s has been sold then Center Lovell Inn…

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Missing swimmer found dead in Mattawamkeag River

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The Maine Warden Service says they have found the body of a missing 9-year-old swimmer who had disappeared in the Mattawamkeag River in Penobscot County.

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Small plane crashes in Dexter, Maine

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A small plane has crashed in the central Maine town of Dexter.

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American Folk Festival Underway in Bangor

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The American Folk Festival is underway in Bangor with acts ranging from cowboy music and blue grass to Latin jazz and zydeco.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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How low will gas go?

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AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Buzz Aldrin wants to colonize Mars

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The second man to walk on the moon is pushing for a Mars settlement by 2040.

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

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The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.